Kōrero: Clothes

Queen Elizabeth II wearing a korowai, 1954

Queen Elizabeth II wearing a korowai, 1954

Queen Elizabeth II was gifted a korowai (woven cloak) during her first tour of New Zealand in 1953–54. New Zealand does not have a specific national dress, but Māori cloaks are often worn by dignitaries as a symbol of the country.

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New Zealand Herald
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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Fiona McKergow, 'Clothes - Clothing and identity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/41162/queen-elizabeth-ii-wearing-a-korowai-1954 (accessed 22 October 2020)

He kōrero nā Fiona McKergow, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013